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Pollack, Sydney 1934-2008

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Most widely held works by Sydney Pollack
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

174 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container
Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

210 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

67 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

70 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What have we learned (and what might we have forgotten) from history's bloody backwash? Guilt, love, and history are three skeins, woven together to create human beings or, alternately, human monsters. The question of wartime culpability undergirds the May-December romance in postwar Berlin between Hanna, a weary-looking, sexually rapacious streetcar ticket-taker and Michael, a young schoolboy whom she seduces, ravenously and to his great delight. One day, Hanna is gone, with no explanation, and Michael grows into a promising young law student. His class attends a trial, where the new Germany judges the past and, by default, the lovers as well."--Container
The interpreter by Karen Holmes( Visual )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In one of the hidden corridors of power at United Nations headquarters, translator Silvia Broome (Kidman) overhears a potentially explosive secret about a planned assassination attempt. But when federal agent Tobin Keller (Penn) investigates her claim and digs deeper into Silvia's dangerous past, he begins to question whether she is a victim - or a suspect"--Container
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dashwood sisters, sensisble Eleanor and passionate Marianne, find their chances at marriage seemingly doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
The Firm by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

105 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
The way we were by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

97 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance and marriage of opposites-- the love that binds them together and the differences that tear them apart. A love story from college to Hollywood in the thirties, forties, and fifties
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

66 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremiah Johnson, disillusioned by society, sets out to be a mountain man in the mid-1800s. His first Rocky Mountain winter almost kills him; starving and half frozen, he is befriended by an old trapper (Geer) who teaches him survival techniques. Filmed entirely in Utah
Eyes wide shut by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

94 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wife's admission of unfulfilled sexual longings plunges Dr. William Harford, a New Yorker, into an erotic odyssey that could destroy his marriage and ensnare him in a lurid murder mystery
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

44 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

59 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates
Sanford Meisner on acting by Sanford Meisner( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking readers step-by-step through the most basic acting exercises to critiques of performances in scenes from contemporary American plays, this volume follows a class of eight at the Neighborhood Playhouse, where Meisner has taught for fifty years
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabrina, the naive daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family, is obsessed with David, the family's younger son. When Sabrina returns to Long Island from Paris as a sophisticated young woman, she begins a romance with David, who has meanwhile become engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family. This new romance threatens the business interests of Linus, the older son, so he pretends to court Sabrina in order to woo her away from David, but ends up falling in love with her himself
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

51 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to computer technology, Frank Gehry's minimal, erratically penned, squiggly sketches are translated by a team of model makers, software wizards, and engineers into plans that evolve into grand monuments. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process, provide a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, works
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Sliding Doors by Peter Howitt( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. The film follows both scenarios
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense thriller, an American prosecutor finds himself the prime suspect in a sensational murder case, and discovers that the system of justice to which he once vigorously committed himself is now aggresively pursuing him and threatening to destroy his career, family and even his life
 
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Alternative Names
Pollack, Sidney.

Pollack, Sidney 1934-2008

Pollack, Sydney

Pollack, Sydney Irwin 1934-2008

Sidnijs Polaks amerikāņu kinorežisors

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack acteur, réalisateur et producteur américain

Sydney Pollack Amerikaans acteur

Sydney Pollack amerikai filmrendező, producer, színész, 1934-2008

Sydney Pollack amerykański aktor, reżyser i producent

Sydney Pollack cineasta

Sydney Pollack regista statunitense

Sydney Pollack US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Schauspieler

Σίντνεϊ Πόλακ

Поллак, Сидни

Сидни Полак

Сыдні Полак

Сідні Полак

Сідні Поллак

Սիդնի Փոլաք ամերիկացի կինոռեժիսոր, սցենարիստ, դերասան և պրոդյուսեր

סידני פולאק

סידני פולאק שחקן אמריקאי

سيدني بولاك

سڈنی پولک

سیدنی پولاک

सिडनी पोलाक

ซิดนีย์ พอลแลค

სიდნი პოლაკი

시드니 폴락

폴락, 시드니 1934-2008

シドニー・ポラック

ポラック, シドニー

薛尼·波勒

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The FirmThe way we wereJeremiah JohnsonEyes wide shutSanford Meisner on actingSketches of Frank GehryMaking Tootsie : a film study with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack